The dose of metoprolol succinate your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be taking
- How you respond to metoprolol succinate.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Dosing With Metoprolol Succinate for more information.)
Metoprolol succinate can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Metoprolol Succinate for more information).
People who take too much metoprolol succinate may have overdose symptoms that could include but are not limited to:
- Extremely low blood pressure
- A severe decrease in heart rate (bradycardia)
- Difficulty breathing
- Congestive heart failure
- Loss of consciousness
- Loss of life.
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Toprol Overdose for more information.)
Metoprolol succinate should be stored at room temperature in a dry place. The tablets should be kept in an airtight, light-resistant container.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.